Sunscreen, Please!

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I used to think flowers liked the sun.  I would bring flowers home, spend time arranging them, pop them in the kitchen window so satisfied with how beautiful they looked and then sadly a couple days later (as I was throwing them out) wonder why they hadn’t lasted.  I’d added that little packet of flower food, added water.  I didn’t get it, where did I go wrong? 

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Outstanding Outdoor Wedding Flowers!

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Preparing outdoor wedding flowers for Saturday begins like any other week: You take delivery on a Tuesday and right away, the clock begins ticking, counting down the optimum freshness of your blooms. Time management is critical to vase life, and the unique demands of outdoor weddings complicate your task. Presenting fresh, vibrant flowers on Saturday depends on using tools and talent wisely. 

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Obey the Cold Chain!

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An ode to the Cold Chain… “In recent years, the floral supply and distribution chain has grown ever longer. Flowers come from greater distances than ever before to reach the retailer and the consumer. Despite these distances, the overwhelming majority of flowers tend to arrive healthy and vibrant, with plenty of vase life remaining.” What is the formula for success?

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